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Mechanical Timer and Other Timer Switches for Lighting Control

by Alion Alex Sales Exectuive in Wenzhou ALION Electronics Co.,

Time switches are gradually gaining popularity among the users. Mostly, time switches or timers are extensively used for lighting control. It permits to put ON and OFF the lights automatically according to the programmed timing. Whether you are at home or not, it controls the lighting system very well.  Multi-channel Timer

In general, time switches can be used for both indoor and outdoor lighting system. When it comes to controlling the indoor lighting system, timer often works as a single fixture to offer the lived-in look when an individual is away from their home.

But, at the same time, it works at its best for the outdoor lighting system.  It determines when lighting is on or off along with the sunset and sunrise. You just need to set the timing once and then it activates to control the lighting system.

Different types of time switches-

Mechanical Timer:

Mechanical Timer is generally used for home. It includes pins that manually set at specified ON and OFF times. These timers are 24-hour timer units that set into a wall outlet and light is plugged into the socket on the side of the timer. You just need to set the accurate timing to be activated the timer. According to the specified time, the light will take action.

Astronomical Timer:

It is an advanced pattern timer. It can superbly work to control the lighting system. Astronomical Timer functions as or off at sunset and sunrise as per the programmed time. It is a real time clock with inbuilt battery backup and it has the auto recovery system for power failure. Once you set the timer, it is ready to function. It can be used in various application such as street lights, parking lights, basement lights, etc.

Analog timer:

The Analog Timer is another type of timer engineered with daily and weekly programming. It is widely used for residential and commercial purposes as well. It works at its best to save the energy.

Apart from the above mentioned time switches, Multi-channel Timer and Time Delay Relay timer are essentially utilized in a various electrical application.

We can see that different types of time switches or timer are available now in the market for different purposes. While you are choosing a timer, just consider the quality, durability and for what reason you want to get it.


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